Welcome to the Gifts for Adults section of our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide! We've all got grown ups on our gift lists and unless we know that person very well, it's nearly impossible to figure out what to gift them with. But rest assured that we've got you covered because these picks are sure to please almost anyone! We'll be adding new items all the time, so be sure to check back often for even more great gift ideas!
The Franklin Mint offers hundreds of gift ideas for the collector on your gift list. This Founding Fathers of America Coin Collection is the perfect idea for a coin collector or lover of American history. It includes seven medallions layered in 24 karat gold, a hardbound copy of the U.S. Constitution, gloves, fact cards and a magnifying glass so you may appreciate these fine coins up close. You'll find a coin and fact sheet for each of the founding fathers; George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay and Thomas Jefferson.
Viva Editions is offering a great selection of books for the holiday's. The Grateful Life: The Secret to Happiness and the Science of Contentment is a guide to discovering?and realizing?your dreams through the power of positivity. All You Need is Less: The Eco-Friendly Guide to Guilt-Free Green Living and Stress-Free Simplicity is a perfect guide to green living and DIY options for an Earth-friendly home. Always Look on the Bright Side: Celebrating Each Day to the Fullest is a book that contains over 500 suggestions for living life to the fullest each and every day. She: A Celebration of Greatness in Every Woman is a book to make any woman in your life see how great they really are. Man Candy: Dishy Dudes and Mod Men is a collection of images from the 50s and 60s of guys we think about, talk about and dream about.
Cost: Starting at $14.95
This time of year is the most stressful on our bodies and our minds...so why not treat your spouse or even a friend with a therapeutic massage or facial? Massage Envy Spa provides a number of services that would suit anyones' needs! The healthy benefits of a massage or facials are compounded with regular sessions. With a Massage Envy Spa membership, enhanced wellness is yours at a low membership rate!
First Time Guest Prices: starting at $49.99
Brian James Footwear launched their Fall/Winter Essential Collection with chic comfortable styles that allow you to transition between the functional elegance of evening wear and the versitility of everyday footwear. The collection incorporates rich seasonal tones in Bark Brown, Noir and Charcoal; as well as warm hues of Oxblood and Cognac. The Collection includes the: 3.5 Boot, 3.5 Wedge Bootie, 3.0 Bootie, 2.5 Wedge Bootie, 3.5 Wedge Pump, 2.5 Wedge Pump, and Ballet Flat.
Cost: Varies based on style/category.
Show someone special how much you love them with The Total Body Support Pillow from Hammacher Schlemmer. Providing an extraordinary level of comfort, this pillow gives optimum support for upper and lower extremities, while cushioning and maintaining proper spinal alignment no matter your sleep position. Originally invented to help relieve fibromyalgia, it has now been recognized as an effective aid to getting a good night's sleep. Both adults and children can use and enjoy the flexible, total-body pillow to sit or lie on the floor, sofa, or bed in total comfort
Do you know someone who has considered a vegan lifestyle? Then Vegan for Fit and Vegan for Fun are two really great gift ideas. You'll be inspired by the 30-day challenge that Atilla Hiltmann created to help participants lose weight and gain all around appreciation for an animal free diet.
Cost: Starting at $25.52, but you can bundle booth books too!
There's just something special about a nice cozy pair of slippers or toasty warn new gloves. Each certainly makes for a wonderful gift idea and Isotoner has some really great choices, including their new smarTouch? Active glove as well as the Conversational and Luka slippers. Each of these is available in multiple color choices to match anyone's style. Perfect for stocking stuffers too!
Cost: Starting at $28
If you live in the colder regions like I do, then you know just how important a pair of warm quality winter boots are. These Snowvalley Boots from Kamik are waterproof and will keep you warm in temperatures as low as negative 25 degrees! They are available in an assortment of color, fitting all types of style. I have a pair and once I put them on, I soon realized this is the most comfortable boot I've ever work on my life! I'm quite smitten and I bet the person receiving these as a gift would be too!
Kamik boots are also available in sizes fr men and children!
Cost: Varies by local store
JORD (Swedish for earth, soil, land) is a line of unconventional watches designed to bring the wearer back to nature. Made from unique wood from all over the world, JORD watches are unique thanks to the various grains and natural colors of hand-crafted, sustainable materials. I fell in love with the Delmar Series, with its saturated carbon fiber colors and muted wood tones, offer it a subtle, but stunning contrast. It's the perfect men's watch for whatever the day throws your way; suit and tie or scarves and newsboy caps. JORD also offers a line of equally stunning women's watches as well!
Cost: Varies by Series; Delmar starts at $149
Each day, more and more people are taking an active part in their health and wellness. So why not give the gift that will help your loved one track their fitness steps, heart rate and quality of sleep. The Microsoft Band makes all of that possible and is powered by Microsoft Health. You'll also be able to keep up with your daily life with it's ability to allow you to read your emails and check your calendar.
This is the perfect gift for the grill master in your life! Imagine how excited they will be when they open this beautiful 3-Piece Barbeque Set from Exposures and see that it's been personalized with a plaque that you can add up to 3 lines of engraving. Living in Wisconsin we are known for our tailgates and the sturdy carrying case makes it perfect for on-the-go grilling.
? Set includes 3 dishwasher-safe stainless tools: tongs, spatula and grill fork
Almost every guy that I know has a love for tools. with so many projects in the works and things around the house to fix, it's nice to have your own on hand so that you don't have to borrow from neighbors and friends - or worse yet, have to run out a buy one mid-project!
Craftsman is known for their quality tools and they're offering great holiday prices on some of their newest items. You'll find everything you could want for that man in your life, whether it be your dad, brother, uncle of husband. At just $19.99 each, some of my top picks are the following:
17pc MACH T-Handle
I love a good cocktail at holiday parties and a vodka soda is always my go-to drink. Sometimes I like to flavor it, but usually don't bother because it takes extra time. Thankfully, the makers of Jane St. Vodka Soda had similar feelings and developed this pre-made cocktail filled with bubbles and sweetened with agave nectar. Available in four flavors including Original with Lime, Grapefruit Lemon, Pineapple Jalape?o, and Peach Peppercorn, they're all refreshing and delicious.
While many people think of Christmas and snow, a lot of people like to escape somewhere warm for their holiday. When out in the water, there's nothing cuter than seeing a dad and son in matching swim trunks. Tom and Teddy offers swimsuits for both men and boys that embrace the Australian spirit while celebrating friendship and a shared bond between father and son. All of their products are salt water and chlorine resistant and offer UV protection.
Cost: Boys suits are $54.95 and Mens suits are $94.95
Many of us have collectors on our gift lists and what you may not realize, is that some of the items in their collections are from The Franklin Mint. Well this year, you can pick up The Franklin Mint's Americana - 50 Years In The Making table top book for your favorite collector. You can take a stroll down memory lane and see 50 years worth of beautiful pieces from The Franklin Mint.
Know someone with a beautiful and expensive camera? Well that baby needs protection and I have yet to see a camera bag as lovely as the ones offered by Camera Coats. Any of their adorable and stylish cases would make a perfect gift for the photo enthusiast in your life! They've even got cute little straps to match so you can ditch that ugly black strap that came with the camera!
Cost: Starting at $40
Do you know someone that is obsessed with baking? Or maybe even someone who loves smoothies or super foods? The gift packs from Nutiva are perfect for any health loving person that loves spending time in the kitchen. Each gift pack from Nutiva comes in a gift box and is full of some amazing products like organic coconut oil, organic chia seeds, or even organic coconut shortening. With the new year around the corner, it's a great time to start thinking about getting healthy and Nutiva gift packs make it easy to incorporate good for you foods in the kitchen.
Cost: Starting at $25.99